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    Position is being advertised concurrently under BR-DO-2018-040 for current federal employees serving under a competitive service career or caeer-conditional appointment or reinstatement eligible. If you are interested in applying under both announcement numbers, you must submit application packages for each.

    Reclamation is seeking a career professional looking for an opportunity to capitalize on his/her expertise as a Civil Engineer (Estimator). You can make a difference in the West by assisting in meeting increasing water demands while protecting the environment.

    Would you enjoy preparing various types of estimates for the Technical Service Center? Responsibilities include providing estimates of construction and major equipment costs for planning through final designs for heavy civil water resource projects; preparation of Independent Government Cost Estimates (IGCE) for new contracts and changes to existing contracts; and, to provide water resources engineering expertise for the development of cost estimates for funding approval.

    Here is a great opportunity to join a great organization with excellent growth potential!

    You can progress from $66K to $79K in 2 years! Year 1 - $66,577 (GS-11) and Year 2 - $79,799 (GS-12). Promotions to the next grade/salary level are neither guaranteed nor automatic, but based on supervisor initiation.

    LOCATION: Technical Service Center, Engineering and Laboratory Services Division, Estimating Services Group, Lakewood, CO.

    A Recruitment Incentive may be authorized. For information on recruitment incentives visit: http://www.opm.gov/3rs/fact/RECBONFS.asp

    Additional selections may be made from this announcement.

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    -Prepares various levels of estimates for heavy civil water resource projects.

    -Directs/prepares construction cost estimates for appraisal and feasibility level concepts, and project cost estimates to support congressional authorization, from tens of millions of dollars to over a billion dollars.

    -Reviews cost estimates prepared in regional offices, project offices, and third parties.

    -Analyzes bids received from contractors for Reclamation construction.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    All United States Citizens and United States Nationals.

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/491567000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.